Have you planned your travel health?
If you're travelling, you can sometimes be hit with nasty health-related surprises from abroad, from diarrhoea to hepatitis, malaria or even rabies. Whether you've considered your health risks or not, reality is that some countries carry a higher risk of certain infectious disease. So please don't be caught out on your trip!
To help us offer the appropriate advice please follow the steps below:
- Download and complete the Travel Questionnaire 6 - 8 week prior to travel. Send the form to us.
- We will contact you to make an appointment to see our nurse for an initial consultation.
- Subsequent appointments may be necessary to complete a vaccination course, our nurse will advise at the initial consultation.
Please note that we only stock and administer the free NHS travel vaccines:
Which travel vaccines are free?
The following travel vaccines are available free on the NHS if your GP practice is signed up to provide vaccination (immunisation) services.
These vaccines are free because they protect against diseases thought to represent the greatest risk to public health if they were brought into the country.
Which travel vaccines will I have to pay for?You'll have to pay for travel vaccinations against:Yellow fever vaccines are only available from designated centres.The cost of travel vaccines that are not available on the NHS will vary, depending on the vaccine and number of doses you need and the price offered at the private clinic. It's worth considering this when budgeting for your trip.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
www.areyouready2go.co.uk is a website full of useful health related information for anyone planning a trip abroad. Find out about some of the travel related infectious diseases and advice you'll need to help avoid them. There is also a handy travellers' checklist and more!